Latest Poultry markets News

Feds sue poultry producers, alleging unfair worker practices

Jul. 25, 2022 11:53 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Monday against some of the largest poultry producers in the U.S. along with a proposed settlement seeking to end what it claims have been longstanding deceptive and abusive practices for workers. The suit, filed in federal...

5 poultry industry execs found not guilty of price fixing

Jul. 08, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

Five executives from the poultry processing industry have been found not guilty of conspiring to fix prices. A jury in a Denver federal court acquitted former Pilgrim’s Pride CEOs Jayson Penn and William Lovette; Roger Austin, a former Pilgrim’s vice president; Mikell Fries,...

Oil industry prepares for restrictions to conserve rare bird

Jun. 12, 2022 11:02 AM EDT

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Lesser prairie chickens once numbered in the thousands throughout the American West, thriving on the prairielands of eastern New Mexico and the American West. But in recent years, the chicken’s numbers declined amid growing development in the oil and gas and...

Economist: Kentucky farm sector could set record receipts

Jun. 09, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky agriculture appears to be on a record pace to surpass $7 billion in cash receipts in 2022, bolstered by robust commodity prices that could reward farmers hit hard by rapidly rising production costs, an agricultural economist told state lawmakers Thursday. ...

Malaysia suspends chicken exports amid rising food prices

Jun. 01, 2022 07:03 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia suspended exports of live chickens Wednesday to guarantee adequate supplies for domestic markets, prompting distress in neighboring Singapore, where chicken rice is a national dish. In Singapore, which sources a third of its poultry from...

Exchange: What to know about history of inmates' last meals

May. 14, 2022 11:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — With executions, like that of Clarence Dixon in Arizona on Wednesay, there is often interest in the last meal the condemned prisoner would eat before they met their fate. While not all states offer condemned inmates last meals, in some of the states that do offer...